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Cindy Sheehan

Cindy Sheehan: Compassion, Courage, Conviction and Controversy

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Joanna Perry-Folino

The loss of a child is perhaps the most devastating loss a human being can suffer. The short and long term effects of the pain which affects a parent after the death of a son or daughter are unfathomable.

Video: Arrests at Bush Library

Dennis Trainor | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

Code Pink, Backbone Campaign, and dozens of supporters escorted protestors costumed as George W. Bush & Dick Cheney into the hands of the Dallas police who gladly arrested the duo.

Cindy Sheehan Among Bush Library Protesters

AP | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

DALLAS -- Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan is among the protesters gathering near the site where the George W. Bush Presidential Center will be dedicat...

Cindy Lee Sheehan - Too Early to Be Named as Patron Saint of Occupy?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 12.19.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Cindy Lee Sheehan could be the prior decade's Occupier: she went where she wasn't welcome, claimed a patch of land that wasn't hers, was surrounded by unfriendly forces, but tenaciously continued to exercise her first amendment right.

Woodyfest: An Interview With Country Joe McDonald, and Introducing the Bolts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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WATCH: Cindy Sheehan At Occupy The Rose Parade

Posted 01.03.2012 | Los Angeles

Cindy Sheehan, the woman who camped out in front of George W. Bush's ranch after her son was killed serving in the Iraq War, added fuel to Occupy the ...

Occupy The Rose Parade Gears Up For 'The People's March'

Linda Milazzo | Posted 03.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Undeniably, military might and corporate cachet will be front and center in the Just Imagine Rose Parade. But, immediately following the might and money march comes the occupiers' march -- the people's march.

Words Of Resilience: Quotes From Women Touched By 9/11

Posted 11.08.2011 | Women

We’ve been so impressed and inspired by the number of stories about women coming out this week in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11: S...

Amanda Terkel

Osama Bin Laden Death Skeptics' Ranks Grow

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First there were truthers. Then there were birthers. Now come the "deathers." Like their refusing-to-believe brethren, a small minori...

Take It Down A Notch, GOP

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

There is a suffocating, sweltering mood brewing in our country, like that of the anxious early 1960s; one that has gained safe haven in the Republican Party.

Thousands Protest In D.C. For Iraq Withdrawal

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Thousands of protesters – many directing their anger squarely at President Barack Obama – marched through the nation's ...

Stop The Gayhunt on Massa and Listen to Kennedy

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Leave Massa alone -- he's a hot gay, bi, or questioning mess who is having a stress related breakdown. It's time to talk about what really matters for this country: the men and women overseas.

An Ode to Mother's Day: Peace Begets Peace

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Perkins

We're in the midst of a war in our country and it's our job to re-engineer the world for peace. Our narrow-minded attitudes and the resultant policies...

Cindy Sheehan Leads Protest At CIA, Cheney's House

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LANGLEY, Va. — A group led by anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan has protested near the CIA's headquarters and former Vice President Dick Cheney's ...

A Revolution of Values, Bearing Witness to the Death of Our Rights

Jeanine Molloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeanine Molloff

"Am I calling for an armed insurrection? Hardly, and only because I don't think it's possible or probable that an armed revolution would be successful..." said Sheehan.

Cindy Sheehan Follows Obama To Martha's Vineyard

Cape Cod Times | Jake Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On his first official vacation since taking office, President Barack Obama has tried to leave his work at home. So some demonstrators are bringing the...

Life, Liberty and the Right to Be Sick

Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel

Scandlen argues that "Americans are not required to buy food, clothing or shelter. Why must they buy health insurance?"

Bush's Dallas Home Becomes Site Of War Protest

AP | ANNA M. TINSLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DALLAS — Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan is protesting again _ this time near former President George W. Bush's Dallas home. Sheehan led a brie...

What, Exactly, Was Pelosi Supposed to Do?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Pelosi can be defended for being in an impossible situation at the time. Even if she disagreed with the policy, there simply wasn't much for her to do about it.

Two Mothers, Two Lost Son -- One Common Goal

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Jerry Zovko and Casey Sheehan changed the course of the war, by changing public opinions, but more importantly, by changing their mothers into accountability crusaders.

My 2008 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to our annual awards! For the past three years, this column has paid homage (translation: "ripped off their gimmick") to the McLaughlin Group...

I Can't Wait To Have a President Who...

Erica Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Erica Heller

7. Isn't afraid of a press conference, sex education, an intellectual, a gay person, stem cell research or as W. called it, "the internets," "3 Shakespeares," or an honest day's work.

Top Ten Heroes of the George W. Bush Era

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shirin Sadeghi

As the W. Bush regime comes to an end it seems appropriate to pay tribute to the countless individuals and groups who have spent the last nearly 8 years exposing this government.

BOO!! Two Spine-Tingling Tales Of Terror

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

[Today's Hallowe'en column is in two ghastly parts -- one frightful, fingernail-chewing tale for each side of the corpse-ridden and zombified politica...

The Legacy of Harvey Milk

Kip Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kip Williams

Last night was the world premiere of Milk at the Castro Theatre! For those who don't know, that's the new Gus Van Sant film about Harvey Milk, starring Sean Penn in the title role.